I won't go into the details of why I feel the LOST series finale was a cop-out, but suffice it to say that I know 10-year-olds who could have written a better, more creative ending. Nate Dunlevy over at 18to88.com had a couple of posts related to LOST, so feel free to join in on the discussion if you're interested.
FROM THE SADDLE
Official Team News
- Jeffrey Gorman reports from the team's first OTA session, and goes one-on-one with Kelvin Hayden
- He also meets with Gary Brackett.
- If you have extra time, check out The Heavyweights, which features interviews with several players
John Oehser (Colts.com)
- The Colts' Defensive Line Coach John Teerlinck will present John Randle to the Hall of Fame
- The Foyt family has opened a winery
- We hear from some veterans about the importance of OTAs
- Then we hear from Jim Caldwell, and things of that nature
- Brackett continues to mentor the younger players, and he and Hayden are looking to 2010
- Anthony Gonzalez has something to prove, and not just because he's returning from injury
- Adam Vinatieri is headed in the right direction
- Donald Brown is more confident that he'll avoid moments like the "$*%^ Donald" one that we all giggled at
GREEN APPLES AND ROAD APPLES
Positive and Negative Analysis
John Oehser (Indy Football Report) explores six questions entering OTAs, then reports news from the first week, and breaks down Ugoh's potential shift to LG. He also looks at where Gonzalez might fit in.
- Brett Mock (Coltzilla) has been prolific this week, as he looks at:
Nate Dunlevy (18to88.com) applies game theory to the pending CBA negotiations, and debunks the theory that the cap maintains competitive balance
Mike Chappell (Indy Star) reports on Ugoh from OTAs, gives an update on last year's injured players, and writes that the young cornerbacks will need to step up.
Paul Kuharsky (ESPN) Sanders and Gonzo are back
- Brooks Busch (ColtsChatter.com) (Editor's note: This is the first I've included Colts Chatter, but Mr. Busch has been blogging for about a year - check him out!)
OUTSIDE THE STABLE
Around the League
- Dale Robertson (Houston Chronicle) Andre Johnson has returned to OTAs with renewed commitment
- Vito Stellino (Florida Times-Union) The Jaguars' secondary is looking forward to 2010, from the perspectives of both Scott Starks and Reggie Nelson
- John Glennon (The Tennessean) Titans' new running backs coach Kennedy Pola is facing the teams' RB challenges head-on
- Jerome Solomon (Houston Chronicle) wonders what really, is considered cheating?
- Vinnie Iyer (Sporting News) looks at the importance of pass rushers in today's NFL